Toddler Slipped Into Sewage in Search of Lost Ball in Ekiti

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Oluwasegun Aina, Ado-Ekiti

Tragedy struck in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital as a five young boy was found dead inside a soak away in the early hours of Monday.

The incident happened at Adeparusi area of the state capital when the five year old boy was trying to pick his ball hanging on one of the planks used to cover the soak away.

While attempting to pick the ball and without having knowledge of the condition of the planks fell inside the sewage.

Report says it took hours before his body was recovered from the pit but it was too late as he had passed on.

Residents of the area, described the incident as unfortunate, while condoling with his parents.

The residents cautioned parents to monitor their children against such bad occurrence and urged anyone making sewage to ensure proper cover to make it safe for anyone passing or trying to do home thing or the other in the environment.

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